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and the pentagon has approved the movement of 50 u.s. marines which will be sent to libya as we speak to polster defenses in political consumption. official areti still investigatg who was behind the attack, which coincided with the 11th 11th anniversary of 9/11.9/ at first, it appeared to be an out of control demonstration by muslim protestors, over set over a movie -- upset over a move think they say mocks muhammed. but it might have been a cover. officials indicate islamic extremists used the crisis at the u.s. consulate to unleer a premeditated assault against the u.s. symbol on the 9/11 anniversary. >> the united states condemn inn the strong gels determs this outrageous and stroking attack. >> president obama con the attacks, and killing of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> we reject all efforts to ten great of beliefs of others, butu there is no justification toj this type of senseless violence. >> reporter: the president then went to the state department to mourn with employees. secretary of state said the lynn indian government was not -- libyan government was not involved. >> a free an
it was the place they wanted to be to take time to reflect and remember. fox 5's tom fitzgerald live at the pentagon. tom. >> reporter: brian, you know, this was a different memorial than we have seen in past years. president obama made his address, as you said, this morning to victims' families and pentagon officials, and the memorial itself remained closed until noon today. we can tell you that the size of the crowds we saw today were smaller but it is also true to say that the people who came here told us they still feel very strongly about this place and that day 11 years after 9/11. on a stretch of land just next to the pentagon sits 183 benches bearing 183 names, one for each of the victims that dade here on 9/11. >> i don't know, it's just a wonderful place to sit and reflect. >> reporter: marlene and don of iowa had a brother--law who worked in the pentagon. he wasn't here on 9/11, but they know others weren't so lucky. >> you see the importance of it, that we do honor all the people who died in the crash. >> reporter: these benches are laid out in the order of the victims' a
the violent protests of an anti-islam film produced in the u.s. france is closing embassies and schools in 20 countries this friday, which is the muslim holliday. the french government defended the right to publish the cartoons but questioned whether the magazine acted responsibly. >>> president obama is taking a slight lead now over republican nom nye mitt romney in the polls. that according to the latest nbc "wall street journal" polls, which have the president ahead by about five points. despite the polls, mitt romney is not backing down from his recently disclosed remarks about americans, and government benefits. if anything, he is underscoring them. steve handelsman is on capitol hill now with the latest. >> reporter: good evening. mitt romney is resisting the demands of those in his republican party who have seen the polls, who have seen the video, and who are pleading with romney to show more warmth and more sympathy to voters, to americans who have had to turn to the government for benefits like social security. mitt romney went to atlanta and stood up to his critics on the issue that
. >>> the president and secretary of state honor the u.s. ambassador and three americans killed in the attack on the u.s. consulate. today an emotional tribute during a transfer of remains ceremony. teams of seven marines carried the caskets off a plane at joint base andrews. president obama called the men patriots. their deaths were not in vain. >> four americans. four patriots. they love this country and they chose to serve it and served it well. they had a mission and they believed in it. they knew the danger and they accepted it. >> the america must keep leading the world. we owe it to those four men to continue the long, hard, work of diplomacy. so we will wipe away our tears, stiffen our spines, and face the future undaunted. >> the murders along with the escalated attacks have increased tensions and accusations on capitol hill. today the white house outlined steps and reacted strongly to increased criticisms of foreign policy. fox news correspondent has that story. >> the white house struck down any suggestion of advanced warning of the libyan attack. >> i have seen that report and the stor
. overnight tonight mild again, down to 74, lower 70s in the to burr,s, tomorrow is almost a carbon copy of what had today with temperatures in the 80s, spotty showers in the morning, mostly cloudy at 12, limited sun and then a for more showers and thunderstorms kicking off in the late, 85 degrees, upper 80s, drier thursday, friday, cool off to the lower 80s for the weekend for a chance of showers and thunderstorms. >>> the red skins big man earns a spot on the team's final roster. deep sea diving off the coast of england. looks like the animal is holding the diver's hand. the flippers can grasp almost exactly like a human hand. he does it a few more times and then swim off. anncr:r: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven
an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: the u.s. diplomat who loved libya, but who was murdered there. his u.s. consulate in benghazi burned. >> there are no words that excuse the killing of innocents. there is no video that justifies an attack on an embassy. >> reporter: there was no sympathy from the president. but he called for a deeper look into the root causes of anti-u.s. muslim rioting, and demanded that muslim leaders do more now. >> it is time to marginalize those who even when not directly resorting to violence use hatred of mercator west or israel as the central organizing prine iie of politics. >> reporter: iran's president, ahmadinejad yesterday called for the elimination of israel. >> make no mistake, a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained. >> reporter: israeli prime minister netanyahu publicly pushed obama to threaten force against iran. he didn't. >> america wants to resolve this issue through time diplomacy, and we believe there is still time and space to do so. >> reporter: mitt romney was in new york saying not enough good jobs in muslim natio
news4's northern virginia bureau chief julie carey is live with the latest update. >> reporter: you can see behind me the scene is about two miles down the road and a little ways off the highway. that is where a man shot and killed his mother, shot his sister before turning the rifle on himself, and taking his own life. the spotsylvania county sheriff's department is trying to figure out why it happened. on the rural road that leads to the chancellorsville battlefield, the aftermath of a family tragedy. the spotsylvania county sheriff's department got a 911 call around1:30 p.m. >> i heard them. i heard three shots. she heard three. another neighbor thought there were four. >> reporter: the sheriff's department arrived at the two-story blue/gray house and found two people dead outside, another still alive after suffering two gunshot wounds. >> so far it is a domestic situation. the deceased that we have right now is a son and a mother. right now it appears that for some unknown reason, the son fired upon his mother. >> reporter: the 43-year-old man had also shot his 51-year-old siste
carey, news4. >>> 33,000 u.s. troops sent to afghanistan as part of what was called a surge, have now left. the military says the drawdown was completed a week ahead of schedule. president obama ordered those troops into the country three years ago to push back against taliban attacks. the u.s. soldiers also helped train afghan security forces. 68,000 u.s. troops will remain in afghanistan through 2014. >>> a school bus driver in virginia with an excellent driving record hit and killed a man while students were onboard that bus. this happened yesterday. the 89-year-old man was hit. he was crossing the street at gallows road. pat, what was going on at the time? >> reporter: well, jim, he was just walking down the street to a shopping center, but that afternoon walk, it had deadly consequences. gallows road, what happened at this annonedale intersection has most people upset. >> it's a dangerous intersection. >> a tragic story. >> i feel horrible for him. >> reporter: the victim here, jun ahn. he was 89 years old. despite his age, they say he got around a lot. yesterday he was walking d
president obama's handling of libya in the wake of the killings of the u.s. diplomats but when one heckler interrupted the former governor today, he abruptly canceled a moment of silence that he had planned. republican presidential candidate mitt romney's bus was met by cheering supporters in a park in the city of fairfax. but the event quickly faced a detour. >> northern virginia could well determine who the next president is. and i hope you make that decision to get me elected. >> reporter: romney said he would start the rally with a moment of silence for chris stevens and three others killed in libya. but did not, after being heckled. >> it is a tragedy to lose such a wonderful. [ overlapping speakers ] -- >> wonderful people that have been so wonderful and appreciate their service for the country. >> reporter: a man in the crowd yelled at the governor, accusing him of politicizing the libyan killings and demanding that romney apologize. the man was shouted down by the crowd and quickly removed. >> i would offer a moment of silence but one gentleman doesn't want to be silent so
in the low 70s. getting into the upper 60s, probably during the game tonight. it will be a little bit of a chill. once again, as it has been the last couple of days. as you look at temperatures, we're currently sitting at the 74-degree mark. that's where we're going to be for the next hour or so. temperatures slowly falling into the upper 60s. winds right now out of the southeast at about 9 miles an hour. the temperatures around the rest of the region, currently sitting in the 70s across much of the area. we're starting to see some areas get down into the upper 60s. temperatures 72 at gaithersburg. through the rest of tonight and early tomorrow, to southeast d.c., looking at temperatures falling down to about 65 at 11:00. temperatures tomorrow morning about 59 degrees. yes, the cool air is here. and so are we. we'll be here throughout the game. can't wait. >> coming up, approaching wildfires are so dangerous, some people are being told to stay indoors. the fear of muslim backlash and reaction to a cartoon is mounting in france. now, the publisher admits the timing of the cartoon's rel
as the fallout grows over an anti-islam video. now the latest on how the outrage is affecting the u.s. mission in the middle east. >> reporter: afghans in kabul carried away the victim following a suicide attack that killed 12 people. no americans were hurt but the bombing was out of revenge for that anti-islam video made in the u.s. >> they're resorting to efforts that tried to strike at our forces. tried to create chaos. >> reporter: the bombing is the latest sign of turmoil as nato scales back on afghan troop in training following an unprecedented amount of attacks on international soldiers. >> we thought it would be smartest on a temporary basis to reduce the. a exposure to our troops. >> reporter: jay carney insist it won't delay the plans to leave the country in two years and transfer power to afghan forces. >> the transition that the president has laid out will absolutely continue. >> the u.s. state department is now accusing extremists of trying to take advantage of muslim outrage. al qaeda today has called on protesters to kill more u.s. diplomats and continue destructive scenes like
cuts. fox 5's tom fitzgerald following this. this was a concern in july. why didn't it get done? >> congress decided to go on vacation for the month of augustin stead of attending to a laundry list of things that needed to get done. the big question now are over whether or not to extend these bush tax cuts. that falls in line with this government funding bill, but hanging over all this are these cuts that could affect the defense industry and will kick in automatically unless congress finds a way to avoid them. it was back to work on capitol hill, but a looming crisis could put d.c. area defense works are out of their jobs. -- workers out of their jobs. >> it would be bad for the entire washington metropolitan area including both the district and maryland, but worse i think it's bad for the country. >> reporter: at issue are automatic defense cuts called sequestration. what they really mean is the pentagon could face $500 million in automatic cuts because congress' supercommittee couldn't reach a deal to shrink spending and cut the deficit. >> we're still waiting to hear from o
want to say? >> reporter: he had nothing to say, but inside the courtroom, the u.s. attorney's office indicated that gore continued to work with prosecutors. they needed more time to continue that work before setting a sentenceing hearing. gore could be granted loneiencey for his cooperation. >> excuse me. >> we just end this until it's over. when it's over, it will be over. until it's over, you can't do anything but live with it. >> reporter: meanwhile, those are twitter pictures of mayor gray at the democratic national convention in north carolina. we asked political analyst leonard steinhorn if the investigation into gray's campaign will prompt some high- level democrats at the dnc to avoid the mayor in charlotte. >> all elected officials shouldn't be ashamed to be talking with the elected official, the mayor of one of the most important cities in the world. the fact that he's under investigation, people don't want to be in that photo op because they know how it can be used, abused, and taken out of context. >> reporter: back to thomas gore. a judge set a new date for another statu
seems to be back at it. news4's pat collins is live at police headquarters, where officials are trying to get the word out. pat? >> reporter: it's been more than two years. he's still at large. it appears this most wanted sex offender is back at work in the germantown and gaithersburg areas. we first encountered him in june of 2010. father hurley boulevard, germantown. he breaks into the apartment of a 68-year-old woman, sexually assaults her and then he escapes. about two months later, right across the street at the churchill senior living center, he strikes again. this time the victim, an 86-year-old woman. so brazen is this man, that in january of 2011, he went back to the first victim's apartment, broke in for a second time, and sexually assaulted that 68-year-old woman a second time. we spoke to her. >> i am determined to do everything i can to see to it this arrogant little twerp doesn't get away with it. >> reporter: now we learn of more crimes that police believe may be linked to the same man. august 28th, 2011, these apartments in the 900 block of plopper road, it's about 1:00
bus and an s r. four children went to a hospital. they were all in elementary school. they had minor injuries. it happened this morning. paramedics also took two people from the suv to the hospital. everyone expected to be okay now. it happened at maryland avenue and great falls road. it shut down traffic in that area for part of the morning commute. >>> politics now. president obama will go to the united nations tomorrow. he'll focus on the wave of anti-american violence that he has called a bump in the road. mitt romney today argued that the violence is more than a bump, it's a crisis and said he would have managed it better. steve handelsman is on capitol hill now with more on this. >> reporter: good evening. running for re-election, president obama is trying to reduce the public perception of a middle east crisis. and a u.s.-israeli controversy. president obama headed to new york where critics are assailing his priorities. he'll address the united nations. but make another cpaign appearance on "the view" like this one in may. instead of meeting one on one with world leaders. no m
to be after what happened this morning. not everyone got rain. we had a couple of 100s in most areas and a deluge to the south and golf ball-sized hail early this morning. we'll start with radar, though, so you can see what is going on at the moment. sorry, we can't ditch the humidity just yet. it's still very tropical feeling and at the moment, what we have around is way out there and just northwest of capon street streams. i saw a flash of lightning and that is not moving quickly. you might get heavy rain out of that and that is building, by the way. that is about the only thing. right now, i want to take you back in time six hours and we were not expecting this kind of deluge. we're talking about six, seven, eight inches of rain in some spots and that two-inch sized hail from roadsville in orange county, virginia. they had large hail as well and this is an estimate of what fell, chording to doctor. two areas of spotlight down here as you look through culpepper county and into spotsylvania county. two 1/2 to three inches of rain. you know where it was worse? to the beaches and thro
rendition of how good things were in the 1990s, and we're not going to hear much had about how good they have been the last four years. >> reporter: in addition to all the other folks, maryland senator barbara mikulski will be speaking tonight. that big speech is going to be delivered by former president clinton who we're told, brian s going to take the stage around 10:30. >> and when we think of bill clinton, we think of hillary. she's in the administration and nowhere to be seen. >> she's in china right now and this seemed odd at first. there is a long tradition of secretaries of state not attending the presidential convention. back when the first president bush was president then secretary of state james bradley did not appear at the convention; in fact, secretary clinton has been on a diplomatic mission in the far east and south pacific and is expected to return back to the united states but after the presidential convention came to an end. >> if you want to be seen, go to china, right? >>> the edge on the district now. learning about another robbery and assault on capitol hill
'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> iranian president ahmadinejad addressed the united nations today, but u.s. diplomats were not there to hear him. they boycotted that speech, in part because this is yom kippur the holiest day on the jewish calendar. danielle lee has more on the address that came with a sign of protests. >> reporter: thousands of demonstrators stood outside the united nations in new york city, holding signs that read liberty and shouting out against iran. inside iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad did not mention his nation's nuclear program, but accused the u.s. and israel of being bullies. >> translator: the threat by the zionists to resort to military action against our great nation is a clear example of this bitter reality. >> reporter: the comments prompted harsh words from israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu as he headed to the u.s. for a speech of his own. they fear iran is building a nuclear weapon, and netanyahu has threatened military force. president obama pushed for a peaceful noregotiation. >> we had to make a statement today. the obama administration di
somebody find her killer. today the u.s. park police asked everyone to take another look at the evidence in the case. it happened at the intersection of nailer road and suitland parkway. that's in temple hills, maryland. it happened just after midnight on september 10th, 2011. 27-year-old ebony johnson was trying to cross the westbound lanes of the parkway when she was hit. the driver left the scene without stopping, and then several more vehicles ran over johnson. >> it was probably maybe four or five vehicles, and only one of those vehicles did stop. >> i believe if that first car would have stopped, she wouldn't have got hit by several other cars. and she could probably still be alive to this day. >> police say a local auto mechanic or body shop may have repaired the first car that hit johnson. they say it was an acura rl or 3.5 rl. the model years between 1996 and 1999. the paint is either what they call new black pearl, or flamenco black pearl metallic. the number of the paint color is nh592p. >>> a protest for an end to evictions today. they were handcuffed for blocking traffic on
and intensify its review of all the facts regarding this case and s personnel practices across the board. suzanne barr says the allegations against her are without merit. she is confident in time her reputation will be restored. in washington, peter doocy, fox news. >>> a flight at all three airports had to be stopped because of a fire in an air traffic control office. a refrigerator caught fire after 8:30 this morning. the facility had to be evacuated. the fsaa says the incident affected fewer than 20 flights that were stopped for about 25 minutes. >>> a gas station clerk that tried to fight off a robber got shot. the clerk at the exxon on old sandy spring road was struggling with a gunman last night. the clerk tried to throw a chair at the man and was shot in the upper arm. the clerk is expected to survive. it's not clear if any money was taken. >>> a church in baltimore county set up a fund for the teenager shot at a high school last week. 17-year-old daniel buroe was injured when he was shot by a fellow student. the perry hall worship center is planning a celebration when daniel is r
triangle apparently sparked a scare in the air. a u.s. airways flight on the h philly yesterday after a bomb threat was phoned in. a passenger was taken off of the plane at gun point and that was a hoax. the police arrested another man for making the call and turns out they were feuding over a woman and he made it to dallas where he was arrest. ed -- arrested. >>> your cell phone is under attack. mobile security threats are on the rise and that is as people move away from pcs. the security company sem an tech said between 2010 and 2011, 20% of adults onp on line on online were lost orel toen. other threats include malicious website links, fake apps, fake data,malware can create hidden charges on your bill. >>> and apple looking to launch an online radio service. the wall street journal said the tech giant is in talks to license music for the service that would create virtual stations based on a user's choice of a given song or artist first. and that sounds like pandora it is and they would be played on rebraces, smartpoe -- web browsers and smartphone apps. a recent neilsen consumer s
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